subdomain for mobile site

May 18, 2017 254 views
Nginx Ubuntu

Running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32bit, server is Nginx

I'm looking at the networking tab for my droplet and i added the following:

Type: CNAME

Hostname: m.mysite.com
Value: mysite.com
TTL: 43200

I don't want the mobile version to be the same as the desktop version. I have two seperate index.html files. How do i point the m.mysite.com to load the mobile version? Thanks.

1 Answer
Mohsen47 May 18, 2017
Accepted Answer

@ariziragoran

You need to setup two different virtual hosts in Nginx, in one of them the server_name must be mysite.com and points to the directory where index.html for the desktop site is located use root directive for this.

And the other virtual host should have m.mysite.com in its server_name and its root directive should point to the other directory where the other index.html is located.

Check this for more information about how to setup nginx virtual hosts.

Hope this helps you.

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